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Posts Tagged ‘Landslide’

Guatemala Mudslide Death Toll May Soar

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 3:50am MDT

The death toll in the massive mudslide in Guatemala is likely to climb from dozens to hundreds as hopes for finding survivors faded two days after the disaster struck. At least 85 people have been confirmed dead so far in the mudslide which struck the town of El Cambray near capital, Guatemala City. “The figure […]

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Before and after: NASA satellite imagery shows effects of Washington state landslide

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 11:44am MDT

As many as two dozen people were killed on Saturday, March 22, 2014 when a massive landslide swept down a rain-soaked hill near Oso, Washington. NASA satellite imagery taken before and after the event shows the extent of the event. Using the ‘sliders’ on the image below you can compare how the area looks normally […]

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I-70 through Colorado re-opens after rock slide

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 6:50pm MDT

With cleanup complete and the threat of further rock slides mitigated, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reopened Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon this afternoon. The highway had been closed since Monday when a slide sent 250 tons of rocks crashing onto the interstate. Boulders the size of semi-trucks did significant damage to the interstate. […]

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Interstate 70 closed through Glenwood Canyon due to rockslide

Monday, March 8th, 2010 11:07am MDT

A rockslide that dropped boulders the size of semi-trucks has forced the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to close I-70 in both directions. Officials are unable to provide an estimate on when the road will reopen as damage is extensive on both east and west bound sides. CDOT spokesperson Stacey Stegman said the boulders were […]

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